13-day exhibition at Poompuhar features over 300 varieties

Parents and children alike can take their pick from an assortment of toys at the wooden dolls exhibition at Poompuhar showroom at Singarathope.

The 13-day expo that began on Tuesday features over 300 varieties of wooden toys. They have been sourced from Ambasamudram in Tamil Nadu, Channapatna in Karnataka, and Kondapalli in Andhra Pradesh.

The price of the beautifully-crafted toys available in vivid colours and sizes ranges from Rs. 20 to Rs. 2,000. The attractions of the exhibition are a wooden walker for toddlers priced at Rs. 780 and a wooden horse priced at Rs. 800.

Besides, there are toys replicating birds, animals, merry-go-round, bullock carts, cars, motorcycles, and religious deities. Other wooden items include pencils, spinning tops, storage containers, and key chains.

Educational toys will help children learn the alphabet, tell the time, and identify shapes, sizes and objects.

Traditional toys such as kilukiluppai (baby rattles) are available. Poompuhar has set a sales target of Rs. 3 lakh. The event will conclude on February 15.